More than a thousand kilometers from the capital of Maharashtra, Chandrapur is identified by the amalgamation of diverse cultures of conservation of environment and industrial development. Bestowed with rich natural resources, Chandrapur district also replete with dense forest and enviable biodiversity. The Tadoba-Andheri Tiger reserve puts Chandrapur on the environment conservation map whereas Magasysay award winner Late Baba Amte`s work at Anandwan has given it international identity.
More than 25 years ago, it was the vision of Shri Shantaramji Potdukhe that transformed the educational profile of Chandrapur when he laid the foundation of technical education by starting Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology (formerly Chandrapur Engineering College ) in 1983. It was an humble begining with 5 branches and 180 seats. It now has 460 intake in 7 branches and PG course in three disciplines. Today under th dynamic leadership of Principal Dr. K.R. Dixit, the college had proved its academic merit and has successfully cultivated the sense of social responsibility.
The excellent results are the academic balance sheets of college whereas Energy park, Industrial waste characterization, Fly ash utlilisation centre and pollution analysis signify the socio-environmental commitment. Equipped with the academic vision of Shri Shantaramji Potdukhe, a team of highly qualified faculty members put together by progressive Principal Dr.Z.J.Khan, the college is proudly marching ahead on the path of academic excellence.
Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology
Ballarpur Road, Babupeth,
Chandrapur- 442 403 (Maharashtra)
Phone: 07172 - 225168 (O), 225286 (R)